Tenny Thomas '15

Chief Medical Officer, Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Plymouth
North Attleboro, Massachusetts


Why did you choose this Master's program?
I chose the Masters program at Brown because of the mixed cohort of students who come from different backgrounds in Healthcare.

What made Brown's program different from other programs you considered?
The diversity of the students backgrounds makes the Brown program unique and it helped me to understand different perspectives in Healthcare.

What did you enjoy most about your program?
The Faculty are amazing and the discussions on campus as well as online were intellectually stimulating. The CCP really helped me bring all the different concepts I learned from the program and apply in a real world scenario.

What was your primary academic area of interest?
My primary area of interest is Healthcare Delivery, its present state and future.

What were your postgraduate goals?
My goal is to understand the drivers of Healthcare delivery of the future and how to keep it economically viable for organizations.

What did you like most about Providence?
I love the cultural diversity in Providence in both the arts, lifestyles and cuisine.

What advice would you give to prospective applicants?
My advice to prospective applicants is to be prepared to immerse yourself in the group discussions with your peers and faculty. This helped me to open my mind to new possibilities and helped me to grow as a leader. The CCP is a critical part of the course. I would encourage applicants to apply the concepts they learn from the course in their CCP.